Kathleen Hanna

Riot grrrl, Guitarist

1968 –

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Who is Kathleen Hanna?

Kathleen Hanna is an American musician, feminist activist, and punk zine writer. In the early- to mid-1990s she was the lead singer of Bikini Kill, before fronting Le Tigre in the late 1990s and early 2000s. In 1998, Hanna released a solo album under the name Julie Ruin and since 2010 has been working on a project called the Julie Ruin.

A documentary film about Hanna was made by Sini Anderson in 2010–2013. The film, The Punk Singer, premiered at SXSW in March 2013. Hanna used the film to announce her years-long battle with Lyme disease.

She is married to Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys.

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Born
Nov 12, 1968
Portland
Also known as
  • Kathleen M. Hanna
  • Julie Ruin
  • Le Tigre
Spouses
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • The Evergreen State College
Lived in
  • Portland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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